A Central New York man is accused of tying-up, duct taping and sexually assaulting a woman whom police she he knew.

State Troopers have arrested Todd Estes of Blossvale, charging him with rape in the first degree and unlawful imprisonment. According to a release announcing Estes' arrest, a woman who considered herself an acquaintance says the he wrapped duct tape around her head, zip tied her hands, and tied her in rope before rapping her.

The 44-year-old Estes was arrested Wednesday and was being held in the Oneida County Jail ahead of his arraignment, state police said.

The first degree rape charge is a class-B felony, carrying a sentence of up to 25 years in prison. The unlawful imprisonment charges is a misdemeanor.

[AUTHOR'S NOTE: This post is for informational purposes only. Any charges or accusations of wrongdoing mentioned in the article are only allegations and the reader is reminded that all persons are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.]

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